Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Terry Davis

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For the Grizzlies and their aspirations, next season is here

After a return to the playoffs last season, the Memphis Grizzlies began the 2021-22 with annual media day at the FedExForum and star guard Ja Morant put the in-person session in a down-home context. “Dang I miss yall,” said Durant as he entered the room. The...

Practice-matters coaching guides talent-filled Tigers

The road to what many envision as a return to the NCAA Tournament and a subsequent climb to the top of the college-basketball mountain got underway with the first official practice by the University of Memphis basketball team on Tuesday (Sept. 29). “It was great....

‘Smacked in the face’ by UTSA, Tigers reflect on one that got away

Along with being mad at themselves while trying not to worry too much, the University of Memphis Tigers now are facing the sobering reality of needing to “look in the mirror and say how we can improve.” That is the state of play after the...

Isaac Bruce saluted with a Hall of Fame welcome!

Fresh off of his induction into the NFL Hall of Fame, former Tigers receiver Isaac Bruce got a Memphis welcome accented by his alma mater’s big-time win over Mississippi State University at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium last Saturday. Bruce was honored by the university, including...

Tigers make lasting memories with upset of SEC Bulldogs

Want to see a receiver put a team on his back en route to a history-making performance in a game most professional and casual observers doubted the team could win? Roll the tape of the University of Memphis’ 31-29 win over the Mississippi State University’s...

PREP FOOTBALL: MAHS takes Mitchell’s early punch before running to victory

The Lions of the Memphis Academy of Health Sciences (MAHS) and Mitchell High School’s Tigers both had circled their schedules to note the importance of their Region 8 Class 2A matchup. The thinking was that the game could go a long way to determine who...

LOC volleyball team pushing forward after a lost season

The Lady Magicians volleyball team at LeMoyne-Owen College recently hosted a cluster of games – the first played on campus since November 2019. The games played Sept. 9-11 were part of a pod system that is being used this season with the goal of playing...

PREP FOOTBALL: Melrose captures Soul Bowl with romp over East

The Soul Bowl – the annual football battle between the Melrose Golden Wildcats of Orange Mound and their Crosstown rival, the East Mustangs – showcased the dominance of host Melrose, 58-20. Both teams are trying to get back to storied pasts. East won a state...

Takeaways from Memphis’ road win over Arkansas State

In a game played roughly 70 miles from Memphis, two touchdowns of 70-plus yards from a running back who did not play last season were key elements in a mix that allowed the University of Memphis Tigers to get out of Jonesboro, Arkansas with...

Coach Sanders’ Tigers pull away from Coach George’s Tigers in ‘Classic’ style

“Happy with the win, but … critical as a coach,” Deion Sanders, Jackson State University’s head football coach, left the 32nd annual Southern Heritage Classic game preaching the need for his Tigers to become “greater than.” JSU accelerated from a 10-7 halftime lead and sprinted...